• Bringing Experience
    and Clarity to Your
    Microbiome Analysis

The Microbiome Insights Advantage

Work with a global leader for your microbiome research – Microbiome Insights provides you with leading technical capabilities and scientific expertise paired with professional, friendly support, giving you everything you need for high-quality, actionable data. When you choose our fast-growing company, you are joining an international suite of clients advancing their microbiome knowledge to allow for more rapid innovation.

Our Industry Leading Team

Founded by world-leading scientists with decades of experience in scientific research, Microbiome Insights is focused on giving you a deeper understanding of functions and interactions of microbial communities—while never losing sight of the big picture. Our diverse, award-winning team brings together decades of experience in microbial ecology, microbiology, genomics, molecular genetics, and infectious diseases, providing the expertise you need to address all aspects of complex studies. Meet the Team

Customer Focused End-to-End Service

From experimental design and sample collection to data analysis and bioinformatics, Microbiome Insights collaborates with you and your team every step of the way. Our flexible end-to-end service supports you on study design and collection workflows, diligent QA/QC, proven and standardized laboratory protocols, and highly comprehensive bioinformatic reporting and consultation. Learn More

Range and Depth of Experience

Name a sample type, and we’ve handled it. Microbiome Insights has supported studies across the range of human, animal, plant, and environmental microbiomes—and we design custom sampling techniques, handle low-biomass or dirty samples, employ sensitive levels of QA/QC, and more. Learn More

What Are you Studying?

Human and Animal

Agriculture and Food

Industry and Systems

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Clients

We know our clients are at the core of what we do — so our team has gained an unparalleled reputation for being friendly and responsive. Our greatest satisfaction is that our clients tend to come back again and again.

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Studies

Our team has supported and contributed to microbiome studies across a wide range of subject areas, from soil systems to gut and skin health. Whether the study is initiated by an academic researcher or commissioned by industry, we help see it through to completion.

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Samples

Our team has handled thousands of samples — each one treated with care. Our experience with many different sample types allows us to advise you on the optimal means of collection, transport, and analysis.

Why our clients choose us

Our clients see the advantage of working with Microbiome Insights from their very first contact with our professional and friendly team. We help you work through your study design; optimize collection, stabilisation, and transport workflows at various collection sites; and ensure your samples arrive safely and in a timely manner.

Our dedicated team is here for you every step of the way to troubleshoot and answer your questions.

Quick turnaround

We offer some of the fastest turnaround times in the industry, providing you with high quality data as quickly as possible.

State of the art sequencing technology

Our state of the art Illumina sequencing technology provides a cost-effective means of acquiring high-quality data with low error and high efficiency.

Access to our team

From start to finish, our team becomes an extension of yours—we offer all the support you need for study design, workflows, and optimization of your analysis.

Full bioinformatics report

Our bioinformaticians provide you with the tools you need to interpret your data. You’ll get a fully comprehensive bioinformatics report that comes from examining the data through a statistical and theoretical lens.

Publication support

Our team members have years of experience publishing in scientific journals—and we can put you on the path to publication by equipping you with high-quality data and a comprehensive understanding of its significance.

Academia meets industry

Our founders are actively pursuing ground-breaking microbiome research that interfaces with industry. Take advantage of our expertise in both worlds.

What our clients say about us

Microbiome Insights' expertise in sequencing, bioinformatics, and microbiome analysis has filled an important capability gap for Amway R&D. The mutually beneficial partnership our companies have has helped us leap frog ahead in microbiome science and technology aimed at nutrition and beauty applications.

Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D.
Global Discovery, Amway R&D

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2018-02-05T21:23:03+00:00

Greg Hillebrand, Ph.D.
Global Discovery, Amway R&D

Microbiome Insights' expertise in sequencing, bioinformatics, and microbiome analysis has filled an important capability gap for Amway R&D. The mutually beneficial partnership our companies have has helped us leap frog ahead in microbiome science and technology aimed at nutrition and beauty applications.

Microbiome Insights took over the daunting task of microbiome analysis and I couldn't be more pleased with their expertise and customer service.  The report they provided was thorough, clear, and concise.  I highly recommend them to anyone that is overwhelmed with the thought of analyzing their own microbiome data.

Allyson Martinez
Research Compliance Coordinator at Texas A&M University

5.0
2018-03-08T00:32:25+00:00

Allyson Martinez
Research Compliance Coordinator at Texas A&M University

Microbiome Insights took over the daunting task of microbiome analysis and I couldn't be more pleased with their expertise and customer service.  The report they provided was thorough, clear, and concise.  I highly recommend them to anyone that is overwhelmed with the thought of analyzing their own microbiome data.

We use Microbiome Insights because they offer unbiased, expedited, professional services at a reasonable cost and this has streamlined our research. Their expertise in the microbiome gives us confidence in our results and their bioinformatic and statistical support provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the results.

Katherine Cook
Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University

5.0
2018-03-08T00:33:05+00:00

Katherine Cook
Assistant Professor at Wake Forest University

We use Microbiome Insights because they offer unbiased, expedited, professional services at a reasonable cost and this has streamlined our research. Their expertise in the microbiome gives us confidence in our results and their bioinformatic and statistical support provides us with a comprehensive understanding of the results.
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Our Scientific Founders

Brett Finlay

UBC Professor Dr. Brett Finlay is one of Canada’s pre-eminent researchers in cellular microbiology and the microbiome. He was recently inducted into the Canadian Medical Hall of Fame — just the latest in his long list of prizes and achievements. From his base in the Michael Smith Laboratories on UBC campus, Finlay has numerous ongoing research projects focusing on host-microbe interactions at the molecular level.

Bill Mohn

UBC Professor Dr. William (Bill) Mohn is an internationally recognized leader in the field of bacterial metabolism and microbial ecology. A bacterial species named after him, Pseudomonas mohnii, honours his contributions to the field. Mohn leads important interdisciplinary research projects and conducts cutting-edge research spanning across forest microbiomes and human health.

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Founder Citations

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Founder Publications

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